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What is the average pay scale for a substitute teacher?

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As of 2015, the average salary for a substitute teacher falls between $17,600 and $43,800. Substitute teacher salaries vary by state, and in some locations, by experience or level of education.

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What is the average pay scale for a substitute teacher?
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State regulations dictate the qualifications needed to work as a substitute teacher. For example, in Connecticut, teachers must earn a bachelor's degree to gain employment, while Florida requires substitute teachers earn at least a high school diploma.

Substitute teachers must be available to report to work with little advance notice. Teachers should become familiar with the specific rules governing school districts along with preferred teaching methods and disciplinary regulations. Substitute teachers must review current lesson plans before meeting with students.

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